Thursday, October 20, 2011

Batman and The Black Cat

At first glance, The Black Cat comes off as a Catwoman clone, but Marvel has done a good job of giving her enough of her own spin to keep the character unique.  I like that she is infatuated with Spider-Man and has little use or interest in his alter-ego, Peter Parker.  It's a nice twist on the traditional comic book relationship where the hero is usually trying to maintain a romance without letting his superheroic side intrude.  I prefer the stories where Felicia is written a bit off-balance -  not really a villain, but unhinged just enough that she makes Spidey's life a nightmare as she seeks to satisfy her adrenaline junkie driven desires.  The more complicated Spider-Man's life becomes, the more compelling his adventures are, and The Black Cat is one of the more entertaining love interests that has been introduced in the Spider-Man mythos..


Jon K said...

When I saw the title, I totally expected the Harvey Black Cat -- guess that would've been a retro cover, though!

And did you notice the ad for your Android app totally shows an iPhone?

Ross said...

No worries, the App will work with any type of phone or tablet, be it Androir, iPhone or otherwise.

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